NASCAR Trucks Have An Off Week;Jake Griffin Heads To Alaska Raceway Park

CM2 Motorsports

Event: Late Model

Location: Alaska Raceway Park, Palmer, AK

Date: July 20, 2019

Jake Griffin Fast Facts• Jake Griffin will head to one of the most scenic areas in the world to race a Late Model car atAlaska Raceway Park in Palmer, AK

• Jake will drive for Bobby Reuse and Matt Hambrick who have enjoyed strong runs thisseason at Alaska Raceway Park

• Jake will pilot the #03 Chevy for Mike Affarano / Affarano Motorsports at the Eldora DirtDerby at the famed Eldora Speedway on August 1st

• Jake has made five starts in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, having debuted under thetutelage of Mike Mittler and his MB Motorsports operation.

Jake Griffin, Q&ADid you ever think you’d be racing in Alaska?“No way! (Laughs) I’ve seen pictures of the track and how you’re looking at mountains outside thetrack. It’s amazing. I can’t wait to get there,

especially since I know I have a really good car torace up there.”How does racing a Pro Late Model help your Truck Series efforts?“Seat time is seat time and you can never get enough of that. It’s kind of like having a wellrounded education. The more aspects of your trade you have experience with, the better a driveryou will be.

”Bobby Reuse, Q&AThoughts on having Jake Griffin behind the wheel of your car?“Jake’s a wheel man, no doubt about it. When the opportunity came up for Jake to run for us, wejumped on it. We know we have a fast car, so with Jake behind the wheel we feel pretty goodabout Saturday’s race.”Jake Griffin Career Highlights

• At age 14, Jake Griffin became the youngest winner in NASCAR touring series history. Twoyears later, Griffin made his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut. •

With more than 300 top five finishes to his credit, Jake has amassed over 68 feature wins,one regional championship, and six track championships since his start in quarter midgets atage seven. Since then, he has raced in the UMP A and B- Modified, Crate Late Model,NASCAR and Super Late Model series

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